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Silhouetted figures against neon lights in a gallery
Visitors in the exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016. Photograph by Matthew Carasella
Visitors on the high line
Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph by Nic Lehoux
A painting by John Sonsini. Two central figures, Byron and Ramiro, stand with their arms crossed and hands on their hips. Each has two or three packed suitcases next to them

Occupy Museums, 2017

Free Events 

Speak Out on Inauguration Day

Fri, Jan 20, 2017  11 AM–2 PM

Convened by Occupy Museums, artists and activists voice their values to resist and reimagine current political discourse in the United States.

Free with Museum admission, which is pay-what-you-wish all day on January 20.

A Marisol sculpture of three women, a child, and a dog
A Lorna Simpson photograph of a woman's back
A red, abstract painting by Alma Thomas
A painting of Jack Dempsey and Luis Firpo by George Bellows
Two works by Mike Kelley, a blanket with stuffed toys and a pedestal with wax candles
An abstract work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Hollywood Africans

The Whitney’s collection contains some of the most significant and exciting work created by artists in the United States during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.